How to get a non-professional driver's license


  1. Must be physically and mentally fit to operate a motor vehicle
  2. Must be able to read and write in Filipino and/or English
  3. Must have passed the written and practical examination
  4. Must be at least seventeen (17) years old
  5. Must be a holder of Student-Driver’s Permit valid for at least thirty one (31) days from issuance / expired foreign driver's license / expired non-professional driver's license for more than two (2) years


  1. Duly accomplished Application Form for Driver’s License (ADL)
  2. Presentation of copy of the medical certificate. (Electronically transmitted to LTO by the accredited medical clinic)
  3. Original copy of valid Student-Driver's Permit
  4. For applicants aged 17 years old, one (1) original copy of parent's consent or affidavit of a person having custody/care or supervision over the minor applicant authorizing the applicant to secure a student permit with presentation of original and submission of one (1) photocopy of any valid government issued ID of the parent/affiant with photo and signature


  1. Acceptable Government issued ID's - Philippine passport, Social Security System (SSS) Card, UMID Card, PhilHealth ID, TIN Card, Postal ID, Voter’s ID, Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) ID, Senior Citizen ID, OFW ID, Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) ID, National Council of Disabled Affairs (NCDA) ID, Solo Parent ID,Voter’s Certification, Government Services and Insurance System (GSIS) e-Card, Seaman's Book, Government Owned and/or Controlled Corporations (GOCC) ID, Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF) ID, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Certification, Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) ID
  2. Maximum of three (3) Restriction Codes only (1, 2, 6 and/or 7 or 1, 4, 6 and/or 7 or equivalent DL codes)



  1.  Requests Application for Driver’s License (ADL) form and accomplishes the same
    1.1. Gets queue numbe
  2. Submits accomplished ADL and all the requirements with the attached queue number
  3. Proceeds to the Cashier for payment of fees
    Note: For Additional Restriction Code (RC1) and Change Classification expired PDL to NPDL, proceed to step 5
  4. Takes written examination
    4.1. Receives the computer generated letter May come back the following day at their convenience
    End of transaction
    Note: For Conductor's License and Change Classification of Valid NPDL to PDL of the same restriction code, proceed to Step 6
  5. Proceeds to actual driving test
    5.1. Takes the actual driving test
    End of transaction
  6. Proceeds to the cashier for payment of fees
  7. Proceeds to the encoding / biometric window and accomplishes form for encoding of complete details in the new LTO-IT system
  8. Receives OR and the DL Card
    8.1 Signs in the log sheet


  1. Licensing Centers
  2.  Authorized District Offices / Extension Offices